Man killed, child hurt in lightning strike: Bosque County sheriff

Posted at 9:20 AM, May 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-16 23:57:12-04

BOSQUE COUNTY, Texas – A lightning strike killed a man and resulted in a 6-year-old child having to receive “emergency treatment” on Monday, Bosque County Sheriff Trace Hendricks said.

“Our prayers are with the family as they mourn the loss of a family member and pray for a full recovery of a young child,” Hendricks said in a social media post.

Hendricks said deputies and EMS responded to a call of two individuals being struck by lightning.

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